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Class:  Basic Alterations
Cost:  $110 Kit included
Category: Garment Making, Sewing
This class covers needles, threads, and necessary tools for a basic sewing kit. Learn pinning, measuring, understanding lengths of hems, hemming jeans and pants, blind hems, faced hems and basic buttonhole techniques. You will complete various samples. Pre-requisites: Basic sewing skills, general knowledge of your machine.  
Special Notes:
Materials extra
Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 17 January, 13:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday, 22 February, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Bees Wax Wraps
    Cost:  $50 Materials extra
    Category: Handmade
    In this inspirational workshop you will learn how to make an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic cling wrap using all-natural products. You will take home your very own fabric reusable bees wax wrap and all the knowledge you need to make more at home.  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 13 December, 17:30 - 19:30
  • Saturday, 21 March, 13:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Beginner Sewing Projects
    Cost:  $65
    Category: Sewing
    Gain confidence in sewing basics while learning sewing terminology and the features of your machine. Create two fun and easy projects – bunting and an infinity scarf. Pre-requisites: None   
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 16 February, 10:30 - 14:30
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    Class:  Binding and Rouleau
    Cost:  $67.50
    Category: Garment Making, Sewing
    This workshop covers the use of bias binding makers and binding feet. Learn what fabrics are best for binding, how to make your own binding and bias rouleau straps, how to join binding, and some ideas for using binding and rouleau in non standard ways. You will stitch some samples to take away with you. Pre-requisites: competent sewing skills  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 21 February, 15:30 - 18:30
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    Class:  Crochet 1 - Beginners
    Cost:  $45 Materials extra
    Category: Handmade
    Learn the basic techniques of crochet - holding hook and thread, basic stitches, tension, working rows and turning. Covers an overview of tools, terminology and threads. Pre-requisites: None   
    Special Notes:
    For Beginners
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 29 February, 09:30 - 13:00
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    Class:  Crochet 2 - Follow On
    Cost:  $40 Materials extra
    Category: Handmade
    Covers the next stages of crochet - make granny squares, join colours and seams, learn to read a simple pattern. Pre-requisites: Crochet 1 - Beginners   
    Special Notes:
    Not for absolute beginners - second part of the crochet series of workshops
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 21 March, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Fit to Flatter - 2 DAY WORKSHOP
    Cost:  $210 includes tuition, pattern, fabric/interfacing kit and morning tea.
    Category: Garment Making, Sewing, Handmade
    Making clothing for yourself can be extremely rewarding. Choose from one of the three Fit To Flatter pattern options and Lindsey will take you through tracing, assembling and the finishing touches to these wardrobe staples.She will also demonstrate how to measure yourself correctly and make pattern adjustments for a more accurate fit.  
    Special Notes:
    Workshop run over 2 days starting Dec 6
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 6 December, 09:30 - 15:30
  • - Saturday, 7 December, 09:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Free Motion Quilting Continued
    Cost:  $55 Materials extra
    Category: Patchwork, Quilting
    Following on from Free Motion Quilting Basics, put your fledgling skills to practice. Create stunning patterns from basic shapes and follow a pattern within a printed fabric. Pre-requisites: Basic free motion quilting skills  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 15 December, 10:30 - 14:30
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    Class:  Friday Friends Evening
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $30 per session
    Category: Patchwork
    Friday Friends 'sew-in clinics' are fun, friendly and supportive. Bring your projects and have some time out, receive assistance and 'get some work done!'. Pre-requisites: None  
    Special Notes:
    4th Friday of the Month
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 24 January, 17:30 - 20:30
  • Friday, 28 February, 18:00 - 21:00
  • Friday, 27 March, 17:30 - 20:30
  • Friday, 24 April, 17:30 - 20:30
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    Class:  Friday Friends Morning
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $30 per session Materials extra
    Category: Patchwork, Sewing
    Friday Friends 'sew-in clinics' are fun, friendly and supportive. Bring your projects and have some time out, receive assistance and 'get some work done!'. Pre-requisites: None  
    Special Notes:
    3rd Friday of the month
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 17 January, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Friday, 21 February, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Friday, 20 March, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Friday, 17 April, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Hand Quilting
    Cost:  $50 Materials extra
    Category: Patchwork, Sewing, Handmade, Hand Embroidery
    Quilting by hand adds an element of texture and flair as well as a personal touch. Learn about thread basting and quilting styles using Perle 8 thread. Pre-requisites: None   
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  • Sunday, 2 February, 10:30 - 14:00
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    Class:  Hardanger Lavender Sachet
    Cost:  $75
    Category: Handmade
    Hardanger Embroidery is a form of counted thread embroidery worked from a chart. Traditionally worked in white on white, the availability of many colours in suitable fabrics and threads has created unlimited possibilities for creativity. The technique which resembles a lace is worked in a particular order to produce a successful design. Learn some basic beginner techniques to help you create a lovely lavender sachet.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 8 December, 10:30 - 15:30
  • Saturday, 8 February, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Jen Kingwell Quilts - 3 SESSION WORKSHOP
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $90 (3 sessions)
    Category: Patchwork, Sewing, Handmade, Quilting
    Been on a Fairy Tale adventure, played the Circle Game or spent time with a Gypsy's Wife? Come along and spend some time with Linden to finish off your Jen Kingwell quilt or start a new one. Three sessions are scheduled this term so Linden can navigate you through the next stage or get you started on something new.   
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Must bring your own book
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 7 February, 17:30 - 20:30
  • - Friday, 14 February, 17:30 - 20:30
    - Friday, 6 March, 17:30 - 20:30
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    Class:  Kantha Slow Stitching
    Cost:  $70
    Category: Hand Embroidery, Textile Artistry
    Kantha ('patched cloth') is a hand embroidery craft native to Eastern South Asia. Uses a running stitch and the 'stacking' of fabrics to create gorgeous new textiles. Abbey will guide you through this gentle relaxing art to start a Kantha stitched panel that can be made into a cushion or table topper.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 7 March, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  KIDS - Diamond Dotz
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $50 Kit provided
    Category: Kids Classes
    Diamond Dotz is a big hit with people of all ages. It’s fun, addictive and it sparkles! One kit is included in your workshop fee (various designs to choose from on the day). Additional kits will also be available for purchase for those fast workers who want second turn.   
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Monday, 13 January, 09:30 - 12:00
  • Thursday, 30 January, 09:30 - 12:00
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    Class:  KIDS - Fabric Applique
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $75
    Category: Patchwork, Kids Classes
    Learn the fun technique of fusible applique while creating a great animal design of your choice. Choose a background and some fabrics and create a piece that can then be turned into a cushion or wall art. Several options of designs, background colours, fabrics and threads will be available to choose from on the day. All materials provided.  
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 24 January, 10:30 - 15:30
  • Thursday, 16 April, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  KIDS - I Want to Learn to Sew
    Teacher: Deanna Cox
    Cost:  $615 (8 weeks) includes Janome sewing machine, toolbox/tools and all materials.
    Category: Sewing, Kids Classes
    An 8 week course that teaches young sewers from Week 1 how to sew on their own brand new machine . All materials for all projects are included as well as a 'toolbox' full of sewing goodies. Covers many sewing techniques while creating fun projects to take home. Pre-requisites: Minimum age requirement.  
    Special Notes:
    50% deposit required at time of booking - payment plan available for balance.
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 13 February, 16:00 - 18:00
  • - Thursday, 20 February, 16:00 - 18:00
    - Thursday, 27 February, 16:00 - 18:00
    - Thursday, 5 March, 17:00 - 18:00
    - Thursday, 12 March, 16:00 - 18:00
    - Thursday, 19 March, 16:00 - 18:00
    - Thursday, 26 March, 16:00 - 18:00
    - Thursday, 2 April, 14:00 - 18:00
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    Class:  KIDS - Knit & Stitch
    Cost:  $75
    Category: Handmade, Kids Classes, Knitting & Crochet
    A great session for kids to try their hand at knitting a simple scarf and some hand embroidery. Each child receives a set of knitting needles, ball of yarn and a choice of an needlework kit. All materials provided.  
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 23 January, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Kids Patchwork Quilt
    Teacher: Deanna Cox
    Cost:  $70 Kit included
    Category: Patchwork, Sewing, Handmade, Kids Classes
    Learn patchwork by making a fun quilt top. Choose one of the colourful kits which give you all the fabric you need for this class and learn to sew it all together. Pre-requisites: 'I want to Learn to Sew' course or some sewing experience, and a working knowledge of your machine. Minimum age requirement. BYO sewing machine  
    Special Notes:
    Minimum age requirement. Participants must bring their own machine. Some materials extra.
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 16 January, 10:30 - 15:30
  • Thursday, 23 April, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Learn to sew - Children's shorts
    Cost:  $230 2 day Workshop Kit included
    Category: Garment Making
    For beginner sewers - learn the basics of fabric, needles, threads and bobbins. Learn correct lay, cut and marking techniques and how to read and follow a pattern while sewing a cute pair of children's shorts. Workshop over 2 days. Pattern is included in class fee. Pre-requisites: Basic Sewing Skills   
    Special Notes:
    2 day class
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 14 March, 09:30 - 03:30
  • - Sunday, 15 March, 10:00 - 16:00
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    Class:  Machine Embroidery Basics
    Cost:  $55 DEMO session Includes stabiliser sampler book/class notes
    Category: Machine Embroidery
    For those new to machine embroidery or looking at buying an embroidery machine. Receive a basic overview of embroidery machines/designs, stabilisers, hooping/positioning, threads, bobbinfill and needles. Learn about tension, fabrics (including knits), troubleshooting and maintenance. A Janome machine will be used for demo purposes. Machines not required. Pre-requisites: None   
    Special Notes:
    This workshop is a information/demonstration session. No machines are required.
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 23 February, 10:30 - 14:30
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    Class:  Macrame Plant Hanger
    Cost:  $50 Materials included
    Category: Handmade
    Macramé can be used in many practical and decorative ways around your home and garden. Learn the basic macramé knots that form the basis of all macramé products. Return home with a unique macramé plant hanger of your own creation that is sure to impress.   
    Special Notes:
    All materials included in workshop fee
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 29 February, 13:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Modern Colour Workshop
    Cost:  $75 Pattern Included
    Category: Patchwork
    This workshop covers the basics of colour theory and explores how it relates to choosing fabrics for your quilts. Learn about colour relationships, why they matter, how to curate a colour palette using an inspirational source, find a way to use that ‘ugly’ fabric and make your own gorgeous colour wheel quilt.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 25 January, 10:30 - 15:30
  • Sunday, 15 March, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Modern Hawaiian Quilting
    Cost:  $75 Materials extra
    Category: Sewing, Handmade, Hand Embroidery
    A traditional hand applique technique with a makeover featuring Australian flora with a modern interpretation. Learn to prepare and apply a design using the Hawaiian applique method. Pre-requisites: None   
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 14 December, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  My Machine Applique Workshop
    Cost:  $85 includes pattern
    Category: Patchwork
    Introducing new skills and techniques to the sewer or brushing up on forgotten skills. Looking at fusible machine applique, using different stitches on your machine including using zig zag, blanket stitch and decorative stitches. Learn how to successfully complete raw edge free motion applique. Also covers sewing machine setup, thread options, the types of fabrics and the best needles to use for appliqué and more. Includes a cushion pattern to practice your new skills.  
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 1 February, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  My Workshop Bag
    Cost:  $80
    Category: Sewing, Handmade
    Join Janeene in another bag making workshop to make this super handy Workshop Bag. The design includes a 18” x 12” mat/ruler pocket, two large internal zipper pockets and features a lovely design on the front. Finished size is approximately 20 x 16 x 6.25 inches. Pattern included.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 12 January, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Necklines
    Cost:  $92.50
    Category: Garment Making, Sewing
    This class includes a demonstration on a sewing machine but there is no need to bring yours. Covers patternmaking alterations for various neckline issues and further scale samples for your fitting workbook. Bernadette will discuss issues with necklines in purchased garments and suggest techniques/alterations to fix the problems (including reshaping). Covers knit and woven fabrics. Prerequisites: Any Fitting Levels in the Needlewitch Program or Competent Dressmaking/Pattern Alteration Skills  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 19 January, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Overlocking - Basics & Techniques
    Cost:  $120 Kit included Materials extra
    Category: Garment Making, Sewing
    Learn the parts of your overlocker, basic care/maintenance, threading, tension, differential feed, and troubleshooting. Learn how to finish seams, corners, curves, gathering and working with sheers, knits and stretch. Make a workbook of samples/settings. Suitable for 3, 4 and 5 thread overlockers. Not suitable for Baby Lock ATD machines. Coverstitch capability is NOT covered. Please note: It is VERY IMPORTANT that your machine is in working order - ie., it is new or has been serviced within the last two years. Pre-requisites: None  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 18 January, 10:00 - 15:30
  • Friday, 13 March, 13:00 - 18:00
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    Class:  Patchwork for Beginners
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $115 Includes quilt kit valued at $60)
    Category: Patchwork
    Learn patchwork with a simple machine-pieced quilt. Fabrics for the top are provided in a choice of coordinated kits. A 1/4 INCH PIECING FOOT must be sourced prior to class. Pre-requisites: Basic sewing skills   
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 15 February, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Quilt As You Go Sampler
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $95 Includes pattern - reduced fee if you bring your own.
    Category: Patchwork, Sewing, Quilting
    Based on Monica Poole's 'The Quilt As You Go Sampler' pattern, Linden will teach you five different QAYG techniques to make a quarter of this quilt which can be used as a small lap-sized piece. A WALKING FOOT must be sourced prior to class. Pre-requisites: Introductory sewing/patchwork skills. Pre-class preparation is required.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 10 January, 09:30 - 15:30
  • Saturday, 4 April, 09:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Quilting Techniques for Beginners
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $80 Kit provided
    Category: Patchwork
    Learn layering, basting and quilting with a walking foot followed by how to construct and apply binding to finish your projects. Various quilting tools will be on hand to try. A WALKING FOOT must be sourced prior to class. Pre-requisites: 'Patchwork for Beginners' class or similar skills.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 28 March, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Ripple Quilt
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $135 Includes fabric/pattern kit
    Category: Patchwork, Quilting
    One gorgeous extra wide multi-stripe Batik and some clever cutting equals one stunning and interesting quilt. Fabric and pattern included to make a 54" quilt top with the option of making it larger if you wish. Several colour options available.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 1 March, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Scan N Cut Beginner Session: SDX Model
    Teacher: Deanna Cox
    Cost:  $35 Materials extra Kit provided
    Category: Scan n Cut Machine, Computer/Software, Information Session
    An introduction to your Brother SDX 'Scan n Cut' machine and its many accessories. Covers cutting capabilities and scanning options. SDX Models only. Pre-requisites: None   
    Special Notes:
    Must bring own Scan n Cut
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 9 February, 10:30 - 13:00
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    Class:  Teens Little Messenger Bag
    Cost:  $80 Pattern included
    Category: Sewing, Handmade
    Teenagers love this compact messenger bag. Enough room for the essentials but small enough to carry. In this workshop make one to suit your own taste by choosing a fabric that you love. Pattern is included in the fee. Must bring a sewing machine and have some prior sewing experience.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 11 January, 10:30 - 15:30